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3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
Rick Perry's visit to New York lasted only three days, but he sure did make some Texas-sized noise.
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7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York has been shooting gorgeous photos of New Yorkers on the street since 2010.
11 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Relationship columnist Dan Savage hosts "Hump," a series of amateur porn films that will screen this weekend in the Village.
11 hrs ago | People
No, Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick aren't really down on their luck - but they certainly play the part well.
13 hrs ago | ABC News
A New York man will spend up to seven years in prison for faking his own drowning in an insurance fraud scheme and other crimes.
14 hrs ago | Switched
If you were jealous of Joaquin Phoenix's relationship with Scarlett Johansson in "Her," you can at least take a walk in the park with her just as he did.
18 hrs ago | Free Republic
London is the most important city in the world for the rich, according to the latest Wealth Report from real estate consulting firm Knight Frank.
When Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a law this week banning cities in her state from enacting higher local minimum wages, there was some deserved head-scratching and collective groaning.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in New York today to make his pitch to business leaders he hopes to lure to the Lone Star State, and took the opportunity to reissue his debate challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo-who today declined the request.
Fans of New York's fat, doughy bagels swear they're the best in the world. Montreal natives are partial to their city's smaller, wood-oven-baked variety.
Skyscrapers are a hallmark of large cities. Modern engineering makes it possible to erect something as tall as the Empire State Building on a very small footprint.
Good news for downtown New Yorkers who believe there really is no such thing as too much cheese and olive oil.
"American Horror Story" actress Emma Roberts was spotted by her fans and the paparazzi as she was out and about in New York City on April 22, 2014.
In a candid interview, the Oscar winner sat down with The Daily Beast to discuss her hit Broadway play, the thrill of working with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the changing face of New York.
American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students Today The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National ... (more)
Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.
No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.